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  • Simplified software to recover hard drive data on Mac
  • Compatible with Mac OS X Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard,Mountain Lion
  • Provides active recovery and help preview files
  • Preserves original name of the recovered files
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Macintosh or Mac operating systems have set a benchmark in the field of computers. They are the most popular operating systems designed by Apple Inc in the present trend. Mac OS have always being appreciated for its magnificent features and innovative, cutting edge technology. Most of the Mac lines of computes are flawless. According to the requirement of different people there are different operating systems designed to fulfill their needs. All the valuable and critical data is stored in the form of files in the hard drive of Mac OS. Hard drive is the key storage element of system without which a system is of no use. Hard drives are non-volatile storage medium that makes use of electromagnetic disks to store digital data. It supports file formats such as HFS, HSF+, HFSX, etc for data organization and manipulation in the hard drive.

Mac OS hard drives are virtually divided into several logical drives known as volumes. Volumes or partitions are created by segregating the disk space into isolated sections that function as a separate entity. Each volume has to be formatted first before using it. It can be formatted by using different file formats such as HFS, HFS+, HFSX, etc for storing and managing the data on it. Volumes are mainly created to install different operating systems on them. Volumes are created to utilize the disk space in proficient and efficient manner and to boost the system performance. Even though Mac OS is secured operating system, it is still vulnerable to data loss. The data loss can be due to several reasons one such critical reason is due to volume header corruption that result in major loss and inaccessibility of data from volume. Hence, to recover hard drive after volume header corruption on Mac you need to make use of efficient and reliable hard drive recovery on Mac software.

There are few situations in which data loss can occur such as volume header that stores the details of volumes like size of volume, type of file system being used, date and time of creation, start of sector address and other data structures such as catalog file or Extent overflow file. If the volume header gets corrupt due to malware effect then the entire data present on it is lost and respective volume is inaccessible. If the catalog file that stores all the details of directories and files stored in volume or partition, if by chance this gets corrupt due sudden power surge or through virus attack then the partition or volume is lost and data present on that volume is deleted. While removing unwanted volume from your Mac system if you select the wrong one while deleting then that volume is deleted and data on it is also deleted and lost. If the Apple partition map gets damaged or corrupted by some harmful virus then also the volumes are inaccessible and result in major data loss. Know about external hard disk recovery on http://www.myharddriverecovery.net/how-to-recover-data-from-external-hard-drive.html

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You can take few precautionary measures to avoid data loss from hard disk of Mac. Always have a copy of files as backup, which is very helpful during the file loss. After losing files, avoid saving new data on the hard drive to prevent from overwriting of data. Always scan your computer with anti-virus program to prevent from virus attacks. After taking precautions if you still tend to lose files then the only solution to your problem is to make use of powerful volume recovery software. Mac Volume recovery tool is specially designed by professionals to recover hard drive data from Mac volumes. By using this application, you can recover data from formatted and re-formatted volumes. It can even recover data from volumes that fail to mount.This application also supports hard drive recovery from Macbook Air. Click here to know the procedure to perform recover of files. It can recover all sorts of media files. It supports binary applications of Intel and PowerPC Mac platforms.

Steps to perform hard drive recovery from Mac volumes after volume header corruption

Step 1: Download and install the demo version of the software for free of cost. Launch the software by double clicking on the shortcut icon. The main window is displayed with three options as shown in Figure A. You need to select the "Recover Volumes/Drives"option.

Recover Mac OS Hard Drive Data After Volume Header Corruption - Main Screen

Figure A : Main Window

Step 2: After selecting the Recover Volumes/Drives option you will see two options appearing on the screen. They are Volume Recovery and Formatted/Reformatted Recovery. You have to choose Volume Recovery option as shown in Figure B

Recover Mac OS Hard Drive Data After Volume Header Corruption - Select Appropriate Option Screen

Figure B : Select Volume recovery

Step 3: After clicking on volume recovery then you need to select the affected drive from which you want to recover data as shown in Figure C. The scanning process starts.

Recover Mac OS Hard Drive Data After Volume Header Corruption - Select Volume Screen

Figure C: Select Volume

Step 4: After completion of scanning process you can see the recovered data both in Data type view and File type view as shown in Figure D

Recover Mac OS Hard Drive Data After Volume Header Corruption - Recovered Data Tree Screen

Figure D : Recovered Data

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